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Frequent Inspections Save Tires
Frequent Inspections Save Tires

April 22, 2014
It seems the best you can expect from many drivers is a quick visual check that the tire is where it should be. Whether or not it's capable of holding air...

Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?
Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?

April 8, 2014
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.

Mack Ready to Recapture On-Highway Market
Mack Ready to Recapture On-Highway Market

April 1, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Mack says fuel-efficient Pinnacle tractors, along with improved customer support and a larger dealer network, will help push Class 8...

Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)
Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)

March 12, 2014
Still waiting for the million-mile tire? Don’t hold your breath, but we’ll probably see such a tire in our lifetime. For now, you’ll have to settle for half...

Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC
Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC

March 10, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Need to know how your fleet stacks up against your peers and competitors? Vehicle maintenance and service analytics provider, Decisiv, has...

Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts
Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- The new Battery Protect system from Idle Smart continuously monitors battery voltage levels, and will automatically start and run a...

Making the Case for Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires
Making the Case for Low-Rolling-Resistance Tires

February 26, 2014
How do you explain to the boss that the tires you want to buy are going to cost more up front but run fewer miles? You can explain they will save money on...

Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines
Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

February 11, 2014
While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck...

Are Retreaded Tires Gaining Market Share over Replacements?
Are Retreaded Tires Gaining Market Share over Replacements?

February 11, 2014
The last time retread tires outsold replacement truck tires was 2009. Before that, it was 2004. Tire market data from 2013, published by our sister...

Keeping Your Wheels in the Game (updated)
Keeping Your Wheels in the Game (updated)

February 6, 2014
Back in 1984, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a regulation requiring that truck wheels be stripped of rust and debris before...